This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Christopher Newman - The main character of the novel, this person is a thirty-six-year-old American who made his fortune working in America first selling leather and then later selling washtubs.
Claire Bellegarde de Cintre - This person, a widow, was forced at the age of eighteen by her mother to marry an old man.
Mademoiselle Noemie Nioche - This character is a young painter who is introduced in the first chapter of the book. This character badly overcharges another for a painting.
Monsieur Nioche - This person feels ashamed of his...
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